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Reasonable Affliction: 1001 Love Poems to Read to Each Other

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This beautifully produced volume offers an illustrated and diverse collection of poems for people in love to read to each other. Reflections on matters of the heart from Shakespeare to Jagger, Raymond Carver and Emily Bronte, from Sappho to e. e. cummings, Elizabeth Bishop and Charles Bukowski, and two hundred other poets. Both classic and contemporary poems are reprinted ...more
Hardcover, 704 pages
Published January 9th 1996 by Black Dog & Leventhal
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John Wick
Apr 09, 2007 rated it liked it
Shelves: poetry, classics
a good anthology of classic love poems. My only complaint is that there are numerous typographical errors and some poems appear more than once.... seems a better editing job could have been done, but It is still a great resource book.
Athena
Jul 26, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own, poetry
This is a great assortment of poems by great poets. Nice!
Peter
Apr 21, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: poetry
What self-respecting paramour doesn't own a compendium of love poems? This one will do just fine.
Paleenconsulting
Mar 04, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Because we all need a little romance in our lives.
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